Rashid Signs One-Year Contract with Yorkshire

Rashid Signs One-Year Contract with Yorkshire

Rashid Signs One-Year Contract with Yorkshire

The leg-spinner from the English cricket team, Adil Rashid signed a one-year T20 contract with Yorkshire County Cricket Club. 

Adil Rashid is determined for the upcoming 2020 T20 World Cup as he signed a one-year contract with the Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Previously, he suffered a complicated shoulder injury that continues to give him a struggle. 

In an interview, Rashid said, ‘I have decided to concentrate on white-ball cricket this summer in the lead up to the T20 World Cup. Due to an ongoing shoulder injury, it is important for me to manage my workload to give me the best chance of remaining fit’.

He continued, ‘Although I won't be playing red-ball cricket this summer, I still have ambitions of playing Test cricket in the future’.

Rashid is unable to play red-ball cricket since he has been focusing on a white-ball tournament. 

The last time Rashid took part in the County Championship was in 2017 which disabled him from obtaining a red-ball contract and unqualified for the English Test team. 

Over a year ago, Rashid played his last Test match for England against the West Indies team at the Kensington Oval. Although, he has a white-ball contract with the English team and is one of the first players to be part of the squad list. 

Since 2017, Rashid has been part of the Dhaka Platoon, a franchise team for the Bangladesh Premier League. 

If you want to learn more about the Bangladesh Premier League, you can visit the Betwala page. 

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